The Juvenile Historical Collection is housed in the Information and Library Science Library
at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. The collection of historic children's books consists of materials mainly published between 1839 and 1920. The materials are available for library use only. The purpose of this special collection is to support further research in the history of children's literature as well as the curriculum for children's librarians at the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina.